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. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:01. >>> the bill bratton debate in oakland ended about four hours ago. the so-called super cop is going to be a consultant for the oakland police department and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in our newsroom with details on the debate that took half the night. anne. >> reporter: good morning. there were so many people that wanted to speak about this, the meeting lasted about 9 hours. finally the city council approved the contract with bill bratton by a vote of 7-1 including a provision that says whatever policies come from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling. bill bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york now charged with advising the oakland pd on the short-term crime-fighting strategy and community safety plan. the council approved spending $250,000 to hire him. protestors say he is over agressing including "stop & frisk" measures in which people can be stopped and searched i an officer deems them suspicious. >> i'm mortified if this council says it rejects "stop &
a jumpsuit and sweatshirt. >>> they call him the super cop and some say he is what oakland needs to fight violent crime. as anne makovec reports not everyone is rolling out the red carpet. >> reporter: he is coming with controversy. last night a committee approved the contract but did not confirm that bratton himself will be the man. the council is looking for alternatives. >> for any city to say they don't do "stop & frisk," i'm sorry they doesn't know what the hell they're talking about. >> that's bill bratton former l.a. and new york police chief a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there's reasonable suspicion the person is involved in criminal activity. with murder rates at alarming levels in oakland including four last friday alone the council is considering a $250,000 contracted to hire bratton to help out. those were protestors at the city council meeting last night saying "stop & frisk" unfairly targets minorities by allowing officers to harass whoever they want just because they suspect the person is up to no good. stats from
murder and arson for sunday's attack in the bayview. oliver was arrested yesterday at an oakland hotel. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamar still in the hospital with life-threatening burns. >>> dna technology has prompted an arrest in a 28-year-old mountain view murder case. it was january of 1985 when the body of 21-year-old saba girm april. was found in a dumpster behind a safeway on north shore line boulevard. friday police arrested a man on suspicion of murder. his dna was matched to skin under the victim's fingernails. >>> the search for victims of a so-called "speed freak" killers is taking a new turn. the feds are going to dig another possible burial site in san joaquin county for victims of westly shermantine and lauren herr son. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well near where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well is approximately 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate 5 feet each day. so we are going to do a very methodical and careful search. >> the feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county she
guys. >>> oakland city leaders are calling for a state of emergency after a deadly weekend and later today those leaders and the police all expected to announce a new plan of action on how to deal with the gun violence in the city of oakland. several people were injured in a shooting on seminary drive last night. there were three nonfatal shootings yesterday. on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. some officials say it's time to bring in the national guard and many residents support that idea. >> anything, even if they make us uncomfortable, anything that would -- we are open to exploring the ideas. >> i'm okay with that. let's do it. let's do it. two thumbs up for that, let's do it. >> 6 people have been already killed in oakland so far this new year. >>> a rape suspect is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a woman in her apartment here in san francisco. police say 25-year-old javon jones of marin city barged into the apartment on telegraph hill as the 26-year-old came home saturday night. jones allegedly dem
there this morning. again, a very cold morning and northbound 880 not too bad through oakland and south 880 looking good all the way into the south bay. frank. >> thank you. >>> al-jazeera has purchased san francisco-based "current tv." the "new york times" reports the deal could be worth as much as $500 million. it says it will rebrand al gore's "current tv" into a new channel called "al-jazeera america." meanwhile time warner cable incorporated announced it is dropping "current tv" as a result of this new deal. "current tv" will be part of five new u.s. bureaus operated by al-jazeera. according to the times some staff members may be able to stay on board but some shows may be dissolved this spring including the war room with former michigan governor general ever granholm and the gavin newsom show hosted by california's lieutenant governor. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton finally out of the hospital today after being treated for a blood clot near her brain. president clinton and their daughter chelsea on hand to take her home yesterday from the hospital. it was the first time she has been s
for questioning in a crime in the santa rosa area. >>> city leaders in oakland say gang activity is a big reason behind a surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four of the victims died all within a six-hour stretch on friday. police chief howard jordan says most of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs. he says over the past several months, about 90% of the city's shootings, robberies and homicides r linked to -- are linked to the summer murder of a gang member's girlfriend. he wouldn't identify the gangs involved but chief jordan says police have arrested one suspect and three persons of interest in connection with friday's shooting. >>> a nationally renowned police expert who may be hired as a consultant in oakland is an advocate for the controversial stop and frisk method. former los angeles police chief william bratton says the tactic is necessary to get illegal guns off the streets. stop and frisk policies vary between cities and are under heavy scrutiny by civil rig
medical center in oakland declared a "code dry" for the building yesterday afternoon. the hospital halted almost all water use. during the time, all surgeries were on hold and no one could flush toilets or turn on any taps or drinking fountains. the problem: a plumbing failure. the "code dry" lasted for about four hours. repairs are under way at the oakland unified school district headquarters which got flooded. someone left a tap open in a custodian's closet all night. the water damaged every floor in the building. staff will work out of another building during the clean-up. >>> san jose investigators are looking into the cause of a garage fire in the city's alone in a park area. it was record about 7:30 last night at a home near taylor and 15th. neighbors thought someone was in the garage but that was not the case. no one was injured but the garage, three cars and a boat were destroyed. >>> the continental united states 2012 was the hottest year on record. that's according to the government's scientists. the average temperature, 55.3 degrees
:09. a vigil is planned at noon in oakland today for a man who was shot and killed while detained by bart police. family will hold the vigil at the fruitvale bart station where oscar grant was shot four years ago today. officer johannes mehserle was later found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. he was released from jail in june of 2011 after serving has sentence. >>> in other headlines, if you ride the bumper cars at the fair you do it at your own risk a ruling from the california supreme court. it ruled a doctor could not sue santa clara's great america theme park for breaking her wrist on the bumper cars. the court says there is an asum shown of risk if you ride the bumper cars. >>> there is a ban on wood- burning throughout the bay area today on new year's day. it's illegal all day to burn wood, fire logs or pellets. violators could face fines. chilly and still air is creating a health hazard by trapping soot. a third of that comes from wood stoves and fireplaces. a tough day because a lot of folks are home. but better not do that. >> and cold. >> it is cold. >>> 6:10. we're going to
in the shooting of an undercover police officer in oakland, the detective was hit in the arm before 6:30 as he sat in a car near seminary and bromley avenues. one suspect is now in custody the officer is expected to recover. >> a heated debate is expected at the meeting of the city council, the issue whether to pay a quarter million dollars to hire william bratton who led police departments in new york, los angeles and boston. he has strong supporters and critics and a history of reducing crime but some are concerned about his zero tolerance and stop and frisk tactics. a meeting tonight talks about arming with police officers with stun gun, a pilot program would allow 100 officers to carry the tasers and would have special training to deal with mentally ill people. >>> the question for football fans, are you going to the super bowl? cate cauguiran is in santa clara with details on getting seats to the superdome. you're going to pay a pretty penny if you get the tickets. >> reporter: check your bank statement before you make that type of commitment, michelle.
at the limit from san jose and santa clara. and here's a look at the nimitz, 880 near the oakland coliseum. and past washington, everything improves toward oakland and the macarthur maze. that's traffic, back to you. >>> there was a little football game played overt weekend. the 49ers -- over the weekend and the 49ers won it and will go to the super bowl. >> cate cauguiran is in san francisco. is the celebration still going on out there. >> reporter: well, i think people are kind of taking their break right now. once daylight heat -- hits you'll see the red and gold. i don't know if any parties could rival the spirit and celebration we saw with last night's win. the san francisco 49ers did come home last night, here they are arriving into the san jose's airport, and by the time they got back into the bay area, celebrations were in full swing. people were delirious with joy and in minutes of the win, super bowl t-shirts were on the streets. some of them were going for 20 bucks a pop. >> we got that. we're going to the super bowl. and the stingiest defen
be a victim of the money team. it's a notorious east oakland street gang. the "chronicle" reports ravi kumra was killed not long after a prostitute revealed details about his on length monte sereno home -- opulent monte sereno home to gang members. two of the three killers are believed to have ties to the gang. >>> the man convicted of killing two people at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza is expected to be sentenced today. investigators say nathan burris shot and killed his former girlfriend and her friend back in 2009. the jury gave burris the death penalty. >>> today is san jose police chief chris moore's last day on the job. he since expressed frustration at budget cuts that prompted officers to find jobs in other cities. deputy chief larry esquivel is interim chief but doesn't want the job long term. one of chief moore east final actions happened yesterday when he turned down a request by casino m8trix to have gambling facilities on the 8th floor. he followed the variety of size of sjpda's gaming administrator says multilevel gambling
in oakland, they wrapped up roadwork. so all roads are open in hayward and downtown. >>> surveillance video captured a man trying to kidnap a 13- year-old girl in san jose. the teenager fought hard and broke free. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the san jose police department with more on this investigation. cate. >> reporter: good morning. officers at the san jose police department are hoping this new surveillance video can lead to the arrest of the suspect. >> we slowed it down to get a closer look. first a victim wearing white gets snatched from behind. dragged into a dark driveway. police say the 13-year-old screamed and fought back. a few seconds later she broke free and ran down the street. police released this sketch of the suspect. this happened last friday morning on 33rd and saint james. officers commended the bill for putting up the fight. >> it was a frightening situation and she fought back and escaped the perpetrator. >> officers say the suspect wore blue dickie's work pants with brown shoes stained with white paint. >> anyone with
of the east bay not doing too badly. outside of 580, northbound 880 through oakland no delays. your eastshore freeway commute looking good from the carquinez bridge to the maze. that's an easy 19 minutes. but you are tapping the brakes westbound 4 through antioch. looks better into pittsburg and no delays towards the eastshore freeway. that's a look at your morning drive. let's go back out live to new orleans where michelle is. >>> all right. it's not all about partying and football in the big easy. actually santa clara police officers are here in town learning something from the police department here. cbs 5's cate caugiran has more on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, michelle from santa clara. now, once this new stadium opens, crowd control will be a new issue to tackle for santa clara pd. so the department is keeping a close eye on the future not just with the 9ers move but bringing a super bowl here in 2016 before that can even happen the city needs to prove it can handle a massive event. santa clara neighbors agree that
there and still below freezing as well in napa. oakland right now low 40s. concord coming in slightly above freezing at 35. the national weather service kept the freeze warnings and frost advisories in effect for much of the bay area. it's going to be cold inland, up in the north bay and in the east bay interior valleys and frost advisories right around the bay. so temperatures could reach into the low 20s or upper 20s to low 30s. still could continue to dip closer to sunrise and if the winds continue to die down. forecasted highs by this afternoon we are expected to see upper 40s to low 50s once again struggling to get into the 50-degree reading mark. otherwise, over the next several days we have another cold morning on tap for tomorrow. in fact, the frost advisories have already been posted for tomorrow morning. and then sunday a ridge of high pressure builds. we have a slight warming trend beginning for next week. and plenty of sunshine and clear skies. that is a check of your weather headlines. for more on your traffic, here gianna. >> slight warmin
. inside the bay looking like 60 degrees in oakland, 62 in santa rosa and about 60 in petaluma. the next couple of days mid-60s in the warmest spots. mild sunshine continuing throughout the weekend and then maybe we start to get back into some wet weather as we look toward the middle of next week but, yes, dan was cruising around looked outside saw a fireball racing across the bay area skies. so what a neat sight. the most spectacular thing he said he ever saw. >> cool. >> we missed it. >> i know. we're stuck indoors. >> thank you. >>> well, we all know california's nickname of course is the golden state but do you know which state is the granite state? >> new hampshire. the one sixth grader in the east bay knows all of them and that's because his school makes learning geography fun. that's what makes cooper elementary school cool. >>> reporter: the principal at cooper elementary says motivation is the key to her students' success. >> if they can find something that they're interested in that they can feel that they can accomplish and they can learn
, chilly out there this morning, as well. oakland 44 right now. santa rosa hovering at freezing. and colder still by tomorrow. so this afternoon's highs struggling to get out of the upper 40s to very low 50s. the showers for the most part should taper off though by this afternoon. so this is what it looks like on our satellite and radar. you can see that unsettled weather still moving in over the bay area bringing some possible snow to the highest elevations. otherwise scattered light showers and then quickly clearing out. it looks like we have a nice long dry break. that's pretty much what is forecasted for the next several days. so pinpoint forecast highs a lot of 50s. 50 in redwood city. 50 in mountain view and san jose. upper 40s in places like vallejo. and this is where you'll see that freeze warning, frost advisories, most of the bay area impacted tomorrow morning with temperatures in the upper 20s to low 30s. so quick look at your seven-day forecast, once we get through today that high pressure begins to build friday through early n
s in most places. and then you get inside the bay those temperatures moderate, mid-50s into oakland. 53 san francisco. and 56 in santa rosa. colt mornings next couple of days, afternoon not too bad, cloudy toward the weekend, slight chance of showers on sunday. then back to dry weather as we head toward the beginning of next week. that is a look at weather, liz both. back to you. >> 27 degrees. ouch. freezing! thank you, lawrence. >>> today students from connecticut's sandy hook elementary school are getting a tour of their new temporary campus. tomorrow will be their first day back to class since a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at their regular campus. classes will now be held in the town of monroe that's just a few miles away from newtown. desks have been brought to the campus as have backpacks and other belongings students left behind. >>> pennsylvania governor tom corbett says he plans to suit ncaa in connection with the jerry sandusky scandal. it has to do with sanctions the ncaa handed down to penn state university after the former assistant football coach was convi
leaving oakland into san francisco. the metering lights are on. the rest of the commute looking fine. san mateo bridge westbound traffic rolling well between the hayward area and foster city. and if you are heading for the dublin interchange, we haven't had any big accidents for 580 between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. so it's still looking good. no big problems for the tri- valley. that's a look at your drive into work. here's my old friend larry with a look at the forecast. >> liza with all those notes i thought there would be more going on. >> i just blew right through it. i'm not as good as elizabeth at memorizing. >> very good job. >> thank you very much. [ laughter ] >>> a few clouds out there right now, i think we're looking good as we sail in toward the next few days as high pressure just beginning to build in. today kind of a transitional day. so still breezy out at the coastline with the clouds not quite as cold and then it looks like this afternoon, sunshine and a mix of sun and clouds and milder days are ahead. low
. elsewhere out towards the nimitz this is a live look near the oakland coliseum. so this is at 880 and 66. there is an accident part your south northbound 880 approaching hesperian and san leandro. two left lanes are blocked. so we are hearing about backups behind it. kcbs is over the scene and they say that it is slow and go approaching the area. once you get up to oakland, then things improve. and a quick look at the bay bridge where the metering lights were turned on but traffic is still super light for this time of the morning. barely a delay heading into san francisco. that's traffic. back to you guys >> thank you. >>> in your world, egyptian opposition protestors are all gathering to mark the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled the hosni mubarak government. protestors are demonstrating against the current president demanding freedom of expression. the health ministry reports at least 16 people were wounded as gas bombs and firecrackers are being thrown between the protestors and the police. >>> riot police have stormed a train subwa
approaching the coastline. only about 57 degrees in san francisco. should be about 60 degrees in oakland. and 57 degrees in hayward. all right. let's check the roads with liza battalones. >> it's a busy drive out there. we're watching san francisco in the south of market area with the police department directing traffic a serious accident involving a car hitting a tow truck. at least two people injured. one person trapped in the vehicle at ninth and brannan. no muni lines roll through there so no delays for san francisco's muni as a result of this accident. again, we'll let you know once the police department clears that up. we are as watching the altamont pass. long delays westbound 580 backed up from at least grant line road approaching 680. we have had a couple of accidents. and the usual slow stuff. so give yourself some extra time. that's a look at the tuesday commute. here's frank. >>> all right, liza, thanks. >>> oakland police chief howard jordan has a news conference this morning. he will update the press on two officer-involved shootings.
soaring this afternoon as high as 67 in mountain view, 68 into oakland. and about 63 degrees and sunny in san francisco. looking out over the next couple of days, plenty of sunshine and beautiful weather continuing. maybe a few more clouds over the weekend. then things cooling off maybe getting a little bit unsettled as we head toward the middle of next week. good weather ahead. >> you know you're a big deal when you have your own fan water. >> you have your own, the faithful. >> $1.69. 49er water, folks. and you may need some of that today. >> you might. >>> no parents have it quite like jackie and jack harbaugh. they got a lot of laughs yesterday. did they reveal any inside secrets about their coaching sons? coming up. >>> i'm dennis o'donnell at the super bowl. you want to stop the 49ers? try stopping the read option offense. >> a lot of people who played against them just never communicated at all. i believe that's one of the advantages of what we have as a defense. you know, we do a job of communicating very well. >> the ravens beat san
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